We back petition calling for ban on importing dogs with cropped ears

Date: 
Monday, September 21, 2020
Source: 
RSPCA

We've backed a petition by a dog trainer and welfare campaigner calling for a ban on the importation of dogs with cropped ears.

It's illegal in England and Wales, under Section 5 of theĀ Animal Welfare Act 2006, to crop a dog's ears. However, the practice is still legal in other parts of the world, such as the USA and some European countries, and there's a fear that more and more dogs are being sent abroad for cropping and being purchased and imported from overseas.

...follow the link to read the article in full on the RSPCA website...